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The Balvenie Launches Exclusive $60,000 Suite Package

By Emma Reynolds

Today, The Balvenie Scotch Whisky launched its latest collection: The Balvenie Stories, a  collection of single malt whiskies that celebrate the evolution of the Scotch whisky brand as we know it today with expressions representing character, endeavor and craft created at The Balvenie Distillery. To celebrate this exciting launch, The Balvenie partnered with luxury travel company Celebrated Experiences (it has […]

The Best Last-Minute Memorial Day Weekend Trips

By Emma Reynolds

Sometimes last-minute trips are the most fun and spontaneous way to travel. If planning isn’t your thing, read on to see some of the best last-minute trips to take for Memorial Day Weekend coming up in just a few short days. As long as you have the jet ready and a bag packed with your summer essentials, you’re bound to […]

Spa of the Week: Iridium Spa at The St. Regis Bahia Beach, Puerto Rico

By Emma Reynolds

After Hurricane María’s devastating damage in 2017, Puerto Rico is slowly rebuilding. After a $60 million restoration, The St. Regis Bahia Beach has officially reopened and is better than ever. In addition to its exterior, rooms and common spaces, the restoration gave the hotel a chance to completely transform its spa. To get to there, walk through a palm-tree-lined pathway […]

World Whisky Day: 5 Cocktails We Love

By Emma Reynolds

World Whisky Day started in 2012, and now, the international holiday gives you reason to pour yourself a dram of your favorite expression or whip up a cocktail infused with the precious spirit. Read on for some of Elite Traveler’s favorite whisky (and whiskey) cocktails we’ve published throughout the year. The Palazzo, Las Vegas Coal Train 1.25 oz Michter’s Rye .75 oz Clement […]

Bugatti Forms Long-Term Bond with Jacob & Co.

By Elite Traveler

When Bugatti approached Jacob & Co. to form a watch collaboration, founder Jacob Arabo was thrilled. Not only was it a special year for Bugatti (110-year anniversary), but he was a huge fan of the supercar brand. “Bugatti is by far my favorite car company,” declares Mr. Arabo. “When I look at a Bugatti Chiron sports car, the perfectly refined […]

TWA Hotel Opens at NYC’s JFK Airport

By Emma Reynolds

The Jet Age is alive and well, at least in New York’s JFK airport. The opening of the only in-airport hotel at JFK is pretty groundbreaking (literally) news. It opened on May 15 and resides within the 1962 former Trans World Airlines terminal built by Eero Saarinen (it was designated a New York City landmark in 1994). The landmark was […]

The Best Luxury Resortwear Fashion For Summer

By Emma Reynolds

For jetting off to the Hamptons or the South of France, dress the part in silky sets and printed dresses from fashion’s most celebrated luxury resortwear labels. Read on for some of this summer’s most covetable pieces. Pondichérie Rina Caftan, $245 Pondichérie founder, Devon Fisher, started her brand with sustainable employment for women in mind. She was inspired by the […]

The Best Fine Dining Restaurants in South Africa

By Alex Martin

In the latest installment in our ongoing South Africa series, Elite Traveler celebrates the rapidly growing fine-dining scene. Here, we take a closer look at five of the best restaurants in South Africa. The Michelin Guide has yet to stretch to South Africa, but the fine dining scene in its major cities is unquestionably on the rise. The country’s unique […]

Yotha: The New On-Demand Yacht Charter Platform

By Samantha Coles

Chartering a private jet using an on-demand app or website is not a new concept, yet chartering a superyacht has historically been left to traditional methods (read: speaking to an actual human). Yotha is a new platform designed to change that and bring simplicity and transparency to the yacht chartering process. I boarded Philmx, Yotha founder and CEO Philippe Bacou’s […]

Brussels Airlines Introduces New Business Class

By Emma Reynolds

Brussels Airlines has recently introduced an all-new business-class concept aboard its long-haul aircrafts. Built to resemble and feel like a boutique hotel in the sky, business-class passengers will have completely new amenities, such as blankets and products, seat redesign for more space and added storage within each seat. Not only will individual changes be made for each seat, the airline […]